7 / FORMAL METHODS AND SCIENCE IN PHILOSOPHY III


11 – 13 April 2019   print this page

Conference organizers:

Gianfranco Basti, Pontifical Lateran University, Vatican City

Grzegorz Bugajak, Cardinal Stefan Wyszynski University, Warsaw, Poland

Filip Grgić, Institute of Philosophy, Zagreb, Croatia

Srećko Kovač, Institute of Philosophy, Zagreb, Croatia

Kordula Świętorzecka, Cardinal Stefan Wyszynski University, Warsaw, Poland


Conference description:

Conference FORMAL METHODS AND SCIENCE IN PHILOSOPHY III, April 11-13, 2019

Inter-University Centre (IUC) Dubrovnik, Croatia

https://www.iuc.hr/

Keynote speakers

Christoph Benzmüller, Free University of Berlin

María Manzano, University of Salamanca

Edward Zalta, Standford University

The general subject of the conference are problems of philosophical ontology, epistemology, philosophy of science, and philosophy of mind that are formulated or solved using formal methods (as defined in logic, mathematics, formal linguistics, theoretical computer science, information science, AI) and/or with references to the results of natural and social sciences.

The following special topics will be addressed:

- use of formal methods in philosophy,

- philosophical analysis of scientific notions (natural law, matter, change, cause, chance, time, space, uncertainty, quantum phenomena, probability, social interaction),

- philosophical analysis of scientific methods (formalisms, rationality, values and norms, etc.),

- the role and use of scientific notions and methods in philosophy (formal systems in philosophy, critical analysis, systematic philosophy, etc.).

Conference Committee

Gianfranco Basti, Pontifical Lateran University, Vatican City

Grzegorz Bugajak, Cardinal Stefan Wyszyński University, Warsaw

Filip Grgić, Institute of Philosophy, Zagreb

Srećko Kovač, Institute of Philosophy, Zagreb

Kordula Świętorzecka, Cardinal Stefan Wyszyński University, Warsaw

There will be a PhD session with 20 minutes talks followed by 10 minutes discussion.

Language: English.

Conference fee: 90 EUR / 70 EUR for students.

There are limited possibilities for accommodation at the venue of the conference. Please, see https://www.iuc.hr/accomodation.php. Unfortunately, we are not able to cover the costs of the accommodation.

Abstracts

Please, submit a 1200 characters abstract for a 30 minutes talk (+ 10 minutes discussion).

Deadline for the abstract submission: January 10, 2019.

Please, indicate if the abstract is meant for a PhD session (1200 characters).

Abstracts should be sent to k.swietorzecka@uksw.edu.pl or skovac@ifzg.hr.

Notification of acceptance will be sent by January 25, 2019.

Organizing institutions

Institute of Philosophy, Zagreb

Institute of Philosophy of the Cardinal Stefan Wyszyński University, Warsaw

Inter-University Centre, Dubrovnik